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Strategic Human Resource Management
An international perspective

Second Edition
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Human Resource Management

© 2017 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

A research-focused introductory text written by a stellar contributor line-up including Linda Holbeche, Stephen Taylor and Jim Stewart.

 

The Second Edition integrates an international perspective using examples and case studies from a broad range of regions and industries including Microsoft, Volkswagen and Rolls-Royce. The 2 new chapters on Culture and Globalisation reflect the contemporary workplace, and the future of HR based on Linda Holbeche’s latest research is included in the final chapter.

The book is complemented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, Testbank, an Instructor’s manual, access to SAGE Journal articles and author podcasts.

Suitable for upper undergraduate and Masters level strategic HRM modules or HRM modules that have a strategic angle.

 
PART ONE – THE ORGANIZATION, THE ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND STRATEGY
Paul E. Smith and Gary Rees
Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Organization, its Environment and Human Resource Management
Paola Pisano, Alison Rieple and Marco Pironti
Chapter 2: Strategic Approaches
Geoffrey Wood and Zsuzsanna Kispál-Vitai
Chapter 3: Strategic Human Resource Management: Concepts, Practices and Trends
Charles Leatherbarrow and Gary Rees
Chapter 4: HRM: The Added Value Debate
 
PART TWO - THE FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF HR
Stephen Taylor
Chapter 5: Recruitment and Selection
Sue Hutchinson
Chapter 6: Flexible Working
Geoff White
Chapter 7: Reward Strategy and Managing Performance
Moira Calveley, David Allsop, Natalia Rocha Lawton and Monika Huesmann
Chapter 8: Managing the Employment Relationship
John Neugebauer
Chapter 9: Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
Jim Stewart
Chapter 10: Developing Employees and Managers
 
PART THREE – SHRM AND THE “BIGGER PICTURE”
Crystal Zhang and Paul Iles
Chapter 11: Organizational Culture
Kate E. Rowlands and Paul Iles
Chapter 12: Managing in a Global Context
Linda Holbeche
Chapter 13: The Future of HR

Supplements

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Instructor Resources:

  • Instructor Manual
  • PowerPoints
  • Testbank

Student Resources:

  • Case Studies
  • Journal Articles
  • Podcasts

'The new edition is as easy to read as its predecessor, with even more insights into the complexities of strategic human resource management and activities and case studies from around the world.’

Chris Brewster
Professor of International HRM, Henley Business School

This book is easy to read and helps with application for HR management as well as the theories behind the subject.

Miss Sam Shepley
Law, Oldham College
October 11, 2017

THIS EDITION HAS VERY POIGNANT AND RELEVANT COMPREHENSIVE FACTS RELEVANT TO THE SUBJECT MATTER. BRILLIANT!!!

Mr FRED ABEKA
Adult education, London Guildhall College
July 6, 2017

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 13: The Future of HR - Linda Holbeche


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Gary Rees

Gary Rees is Head of Organisational Studies and HRM at Portsmouth Business School. He has authored and edited a range of text books as well as producing research articles on employee engagement and burnout and presenting this research at a range of international conferences. Gary is an examiner for the CIPD Organizational Design and Development module and holds Chartered Fellowship of the CIPD and membership of the British Psychological Society, including the Occupational Psychology Division. More About Author

Paul Smith

Paul Smith is Head of the HR Subject Group and Principal Lecturer in HRM at the University of Hertfordshire Business School. He teaches People Management and Strategic Human Resource Management, primarily on the MBA and MA HRM programmes. He is also a guest lecturer at  universities in Germany and France. Paul has edited books and contributed chapters and case studies to a number of books in the field of HR and Organizational Behaviour for Routledge, Butterworth-Heinemann and CIPD Publishers. He is a member of the Work and Employment Research Unit at Hertfordshire Business School and has contributed to a number of conferences, journal... More About Author

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